We are once again reaching into the mailbag this week to answer some pressing questions from the Tropical MBA audience.
This is a somewhat unorthodox episode, as we are “shooting from the hip” on a variety of items that have come across our desk in the past few months.
We’ll be discussing how to structure your teams (specifically in an agency), tips for staying focused on what’s important in your business, and how to avoid the dreaded “D-word” in your business: drama.
Listen to this week’s show and learn:
- Two different methods for structuring teams in an agency. (3:50)
- Tips for staying focused on what is important in your business. (7:50)
- What our current productivity systems look like. (10:30)
- How to avoid wasting time on the wrong problems. (12:51)
- Why you should be avoiding drama in your business at all costs. (17:40)
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Dan: Alright, Bossman, we’re recording. So many cool questions, prompts and ideas floating around in the Dynamite Circle forum and our inboxes. Thought we’d just poke around a few and give our thoughts on some of the ones that really jumped out at us as live and interesting questions for entrepreneurs.
The first is, ‘How do you structure your team?’ A DC member asks, and we’ll make them anon of course, it’s a private forum. So here it is: “Specifically directed at agency founders curious to know how others are structuring their agency team, do you have a specialist account manager who doesn’t, quote, ‘do the work, but just manages 100% of the client relationships’? Or do you have say, the person delivering the paid ads as a service as the direct contact to the clients, for example, and the same with all other areas of the business?” So it’s sort of this idea of, in a service business, if you sell someone’s time to a client, is that the person that then interfaces directly with the client? There’s a lot of different ways to think about this. I thought we could just talk about a few strategies, theoretical ideas around it, and how we manage our service business.